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Distribution Boards/ Fuse boxes

Distribution boards are the modern name for fuse boxes. Our experienced and qualified electricians can provide a fuse board replacement to customers in Ayrshire who are looking for a reliable, professional service that will ensure electrical safety in their property. A fuse board replacement will provide much more protection to your home and more importantly a new consumer unit will bring your home up to current electrical safety standards.

  • Around 75 people die, and 1 million people are injured because of electrical accidents in UK homes every year
  • Around half of fires in UK homes are caused by electrical faults, amounting to around 20,000 every year
  • Almost all electrocutions that occur in the home and around 20% of fires with an electrical origin could have been prevented by having RCD protection

Protection from fire

Faulty electrical equipment or wiring is one of the main causes of property fires. Faulty, old, or sub-standard distribution boards/Fuse box cause potential risk of fire & electrocutions. Often it is not the unit itself, but the connecting cables that are the cause. This can lead to units overheating and result in fire. 

Protection from Electrical Shocks

A modern RCD protected fuse board is a life saving device that is designed to stop you receiving electric shocks. Half of homes in the UK do not have an RCD fuse board in place, putting the occupiers at unnecessary risk of electrical accidents. Upgrade your fuse box to a distribution board offers greater protection than older technology.

Cost of a new distribution board

The average cost of installing a new distribution board is not expensive considering the safety role it provides to a house, typically between £300 and £500 depending on the type of house. Give our office a call or fill in a contact form & we will come out & give you a free quote & free advice.

What are the benefits of a fuse board replacement?

  • A fuse board replacement makes your home safer for you and your family. A fuse board replacement that is 17th edition RCD protected will make your home safer, protecting you from the risk of electric shock and electrical fire
  • An RCD protected fuse board is a life saving device that is designed to stop you receiving electric shocks. Half of homes in the UK don’t have an RCD fuse board in place, putting the occupiers at unnecessary risk of electrical accidents
  • Comply with electrical wiring regulations. Many homes around the country contain consumer units that are non-compliant with current electrical regulations. A new fuse board ensures that you adhere to modern electrical wiring regulation requirements. 

Electrical Work with a Guarantee

When it comes to safety it is not about the price, our electrician is fully qualified, fully certified, compliant and O’Neil’s is fully insured to carry out this important work in your house & we are able to guarantee the work after we have finished.

The distribution board/fuse box provides a very important safety role in your house so its key you choose a company with a good reputation & is registered with accreditation bodies such as Select to ensure you are going to get a safe installation carried out.

If you are looking for work of the highest quality, carried out by a safe and experienced team you can trust, contact O’Neil’s today.

  • Very Happy Excellent service. Engineer arrived just before 8am waited in his can until just after 8. He saw me leaving to go to work, checked with me that someone would be at home. My husband was very impressed with his work. Chatty helpful informative person. We are very happy with the service we received.

    Linda Sandilands
  • Very Professional Company Been a customer of O'Neil's for all my Plumbing issue for many years, happy to leave a positive review, always found them a very professional company & through my job with Ayr Hospice I know that the company and staff always do their bit to raise funds locally.

    Nila Miller
  • Very Polite Very polite obliging young man did the job straight away with little fuss and bother. Had to return to office for new part but was back to finish the job very quickly.

    Lucy Macdonald
  • Excellent Service I have had excellent service from this company. Their reception staff are always pleasant and helpful. Their gas engineers are always patient, courteous and explain what they are doing in a way that is easily understood. I will continue to use O’Neil’s and would recommend them to anyone looking for this kind of service

    Anne Maclean
  • Very Friendly Engineer was very friendly and took the time to explain what he was doing to identify the problem and how he planned rectify it.

    Alan Harris
  • Very Efficient An amazing team in this time of isolation. Lovely, and efficient, office staff & experienced and, again, very efficient, engineer helped resolve issue with boiler! Thank you to all. Would definitely recommend!

    Cols Annan

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